cendre

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French cendre, from Old French cendre, from Latin cinerem, accusative of cinis, from Proto-Indo-European *ken- (dust, ashes).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sɑ̃dʁ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

cendre f (plural cendres)

  1. ash (of fire, etc.)
  2. (in the plural) mortal remains

Derived terms[edit]

Participle[edit]

cendre

  1. inflection of cendrer:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

Further reading[edit]


Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cinerem, accusative of cinis.

Noun[edit]

cendre f (oblique plural cendres, nominative singular cendre, nominative plural cendres)

  1. ash (of fire, etc.)

Descendants[edit]

  • Bourguignon: çarre
  • French: cendre
  • Lorrain: cent
  • Norman: chendre (Jersey, Guernsey)
  • Picard: chaine
  • Walloon: cinde

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

cendre

  1. inflection of cendrar:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative